Monthly Archives: October 2011

Gentle Shoujo Halloween Manga Recommendations

I’ve been listening to podcasts and reading various manga critics’ blogs and this week’s popular theme is Halloween manga.  Unfortunately, most of the title mentioned are just sick, literary, or sick and literary.  Who the hell wants to read a bunch of highbrow manga with graphic violence perpetrated on humans and animals!? And since when has Halloween, other than the

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September 2011 Manga Purchases

Here’s the list of the manga purchases I made this month. English Language Books: Skip Beat, Volume 25 — This volume covers the bulk of the Valentine’s Day arc.  Both Sho and Ren sorta do battle in the wake of Kyoko giving Reino Valentine’s Day hate chocolates.  I noticed a little bit of sloppiness in the image editing and the

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